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No Proposal Yet From Apple for iPhone Manufacturing in India: P P Chaudhary

Apple CEO Tim Cook during his visit met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and spoke of possibilities of manufacturing, but the company has not submitted any proposal with the IT Ministry to set up its plant in India, Parliament was informed Wednesday. Cook visited Hyderabad on May 20 to launch the technology centre relating to their maps division in presence of ... Read More »

Apple Subs Squirt Gun for Controversial Pistol Emoji

Gun control measures have stalled in the legislature repeatedly. But there does appear to be one place where gun control is catching on: the ever-more-political world of emoji. On Monday, Apple announced that the next update to its emoji catalog would style the “gun” icon as a toy, rather than a pistol. That follows the recent, unusual decision by the ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Public Release Tipped for August 5 Alongside Upgraded Camera App

In July, Google released its final preview build of Android Nougat, hinting that the public release is on the horizon. Now, a fresh leak hints that the company will publicly release Android 7.0 Nougat as soon as this month. The leak also reveals that Nexus 5 users won’t get the update. Tipster Evan Blass claims that the public release will ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Leaked in Photos and Unboxing Video; Iris Scanner Tipped for 2018 Launch

As the launch day nears, the iPhone 7 rumours are gaining momentum. Adding to the vortex of leaks already online, these new iPhone 7 videos and photos reiterate the death of 3.5mm headphone jack, the addition of the Space Black colour variant, and the new Force Touch Home Button. A new leak also indicates that Apple, like Samsung, is also ... Read More »

LG Display to Invest $1.75 Billion for Flexible Oled Screens

LG Display Co., a supplier of Apple’s iPhone screens, said Wednesday that it will invest KRW 1.99 trillion ($1.75 billion or roughly Rs. 11,768 crores) to produce flexible displays for smartphones, in a sign that more high-end smartphone makers may adopt flexible screens in the near future. The South Korean company said mass production of flexible displays will start in ... Read More »

Audi Q7 Petrol Imported to India for Homologation

Audi Q7, the popular SUV from the German carmaker might soon get a petrol variant in India. Apparently, the Ingolstadt-based car manufacturer has recently imported a petrol version of its flagship SUV for homologation. This could mean that Audi is finally working on a plan to address the Supreme Court’s ban on 2000cc and above diesel vehicles in Delhi and ... Read More »

Government of India allows aftermarket hybrid electric kits for old cars

In efforts to control pollution levels in Delhi, the government of India had recently banned diesel vehicles older than 10 years and has also banned the registration of diesel displacing over 2,000cc. In order to strengthen its cause, reports indicate that the government has now allowed owners to covert the old BS-II and BS-III compliant vehicle into electric hybrids. Initially, ... Read More »

New Hyundai Tucson India Launch Set for September

The latest iteration of the Hyundai Tucson is slated to arrive in India soon. Though the SUV has already been spotted testing here, Hyundai is gearing up to launch the premium SUV here by September-end. The new generation of the Tucson, which was showcased earlier this year at the Auto Expo 2016, will be slotted between the Creta and Santa ... Read More »

Zopo Speed 8 Deca-Core Smartphone India Launch Set for Wednesday

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Zopo, which entered the Indian market last year with the Zopo Speed 7, is set to launch the Zopo Speed 8 in the country on Wednesday. The company has sent out invites for its launch event in New Delhi. Zopo had unveiled the Speed 8 alongside the Speed 7C at MWC 2016, and it is priced at ... Read More »

Lenovo K5 Note India Launch Set for August

Lenovo is all set to launch the successor to the Vibe K4 Note smartphone, the K5 Note, in India. The Chinese company over the weekend in a tweet teased the upcoming launch. It said, “You don’t have to worry about a ‘house-full’ when you have the best seat in the house. The #KillerNote5 is coming.” While the “5 days to ... Read More »